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Amanda Solomon

Solomon Tax

Location London

About Amanda

Amanda is a solicitor and has specialised in tax for 25 years.

Amanda qualified in 1990 having trained at Linklaters. In 1993, she joined SJ Berwin where she remained for 11 years before joining Charles Russell LLP where she was a partner until May 2013.

Amanda is listed as an expert in the 2012 edition of The International Who’s Who of Corporate Tax Lawyers, a publication which identifies the foremost corporate tax practitioners. She is also listed as a Ranked Lawyer in Chambers and Partners UK Guide.

Amanda’s areas of expertise include the tax efficient structuring of mergers and acquisitions (both domestic and international), international tax planning, structuring investment funds and venture capital investments, property-related taxes and tax efficient property holding structures, joint ventures, management buyouts, entrepreneurial tax reliefs e.g. enterprise investment scheme, the tax efficient structuring of employee remuneration and benefits and the tax treatment of intellectual property (including tax efficient intellectual property holding structures).

About their firm

Amanda established Solomon Tax in 2013. Solomon Tax is a law firm regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

Solomon Tax is a tax only law firm which specialises in a wide variety of tax matters. We have significant experience in dealing with all tax issues for start-up and early stage development companies. In particular we are taxation specialists in the technology, media and IP sectors.

Examples of the areas in which we can provide tax advice include:-

Employee Share Schemes and Plans
o Use and strategies for employee shares
o Designing a share or option scheme
o Enterprise Management Incentive scheme
o Employee Share Schemes
o Reporting to HMRC
o Preparing valuation reports

Funding
o SEIS and EIS
o Debt versus equity
o Taxation of loan relationships

Corporate transactions
o M&A matters
o Tax deed, warranties & indemnities
o Tax advice on buying or selling shares or assets
o Reorganisations
o Share swaps
o Tax clearances
o Buy back of shares

Tax advisory work including (but not limited to):-
o Choice of incorporation vehicle and corporate structure
o Distribution of profits and dividend planning.
o PAYE and NIC matters.
o Advice for directors and non-executive directors.

Capital gains planning
o Entrepreneur Relief
o SEIS or EIS
o Transaction in securities planning
o Unwinding of share schemes
o Earn outs and Loan Notes AND Share swaps
o Exit planning
o Succession planning

VAT
o Stamp taxes including SDLT
o Property tax planning

Areas of expertise